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Benjamin Franklin

1706 – 1790

 
 
Benjamin Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
1. Benjamin Franklin Marker
Inscription.  
Printer Patriot
Philosopher
Statesman

Presented by
Albert DeGroot
to the
Press and Printers
of the
City of New York
inveiled
January 17, 1872
Ernst Plassman Sculptor

 
Erected 1872 by Albert DeGroot.
 
Location. 40° 42.71′ N, 74° 0.354′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Spruce Street and Park Row, on the left when traveling south on Spruce Street. Statue is located in front of Pace University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newspaper Row (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Pace University (within shouting distance of this marker); New York City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Pace College (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Underground Railway Excavation
Benjamin Franklin Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
2. Benjamin Franklin Statue
The campus of Pace University can be seen behind the statue of Franklin.
(about 300 feet away); September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove (was about 300 feet away but has been reported missing. ); 200th Anniversary of the Construction of City Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  A Quick Biography of Benjamin Franklin. UShistory.org website. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Benjamin Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
3. Benjamin Franklin Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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